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Credit union summer school

From: 30 May 2018 - 9:00 To: 31 May 2018 - 16:45

Credit union summer school

The Centre for Co-operative Studies hosts the UCC Credit Union Summer School over two days for Continuing Professional Development for board of directors,board oversight committees & credit union staff

The theme for the event is Reinventing and Designing Credit Unions for the Future.

The Centre for Co-operative Studies is the only university based research centre on the island of Ireland which focuses on research and education on all types of co-operatives, including credit unions.

 30 may 2018 Programme -  (Day 1)

9.00-9.10

VENUE: BOOLE 2

Opening Address & Welcome
Dr Olive McCarthy, Senior Lecturer, Department of Food Business and Development, Deputy Director, Centre for Co-operative Studies.

9.10-9.50

 Chair Dr. Oliver Moore, Centre for Co-operative Studies
“Emerging Trends in the Collaborative Economy: Models to Learn From
Michel Bauwens, Founder of P2P Foundation and Leading
Theorist on Collaborative Economy

10.00-10.40 

“Online and Collaborative Economy: Opportunities for Credit Unions”
Conor Pope, Irish Times Columnist and Founder of Pricewatch

10.50-11.20  

 Coffee Break

11.20-12.10

Chair: Dr. Carol Power, Centre for Co-operative Studies

“Co-operative Trends in the UK and Europe”
Ed Mayo, Vice-President of Co-operatives

12.20-12.50

 "Public Banking Proposal: Opportunities for Credit Unions”
Representatives from Public Banking Forum Ireland

13:00-14:30 Lunch
14.30-16.30

VENUE: AULA MAXIMA
Presentation and Interactive Group Session
“Innovations in Co-operative Leadership and Strategy”
Simon Parkinson, CEO and Principal, Co-operative College UK

  31 may 2018 Programme - DAY 2

9.00-9.10

VENUE: BOOLE 2

Opening Address & Welcome

Professor Thia Hennessy, Dean, Cork University Business School, Director, Centre for Co-operative Studies, UCC

9.10-9.50

Chair: Noreen Byrne, Centre for Co-operative Studies

“Governance, Innovation and Local Knowledge”

June O’Connell, Solicitor specialising in Corporate Law

10.00-10.40 

“Strategies for Business Model Development”

Brian Hayes, Partner, Moore Stephens Chartered Accountants

10.50-11.10  

 Coffee Break

11.10-12.00

“Lessons from the Past, Challenges and Opportunities for the Future”

Brian Corr, Head of Credit Union Policy, Department of Finance

12.10-12.50

"Credit Unions, Financial Education and Digital Technology"

Professor Donal McKillop, Queens University Belfast

13:00-14:00 Lunch
14.00-14.30

Elaine Byrne, Deputy Registrar of Credit Unions, Central Bank of Ireland

14.30-15.00 Gerry Thompson, Vice President of ILCU
15.00-15.30 Kevin Johnson, CEO CUDA
15.30-16.30 Panel of speakers from the day
16.30 -16.45 Closing thoughts of the day
Dr. Olive McCarthy, Centre for Co-operative Studies, UCC

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Please note - CPD hours applied for: LIA 4 hours per day approved